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the attorneys general of maryland and virginia joined 15 other states in asking the website to block its adult services section. today they got results. darcy spencer joins us in the studio now with more on this story. darcie? >> maryland's attorney general told me craigslist needed to take this action. it's a site where kids can trade be baseball cards, you can buy a couch and engauge in prostitution. and that's just wrong. when you go on the popular website craigslist, one feature is now gone, where he used to be able to click on adult services, it now says sensored. >> this is what we asked them to do. this is what we asked them to do. this is not a gray area. craigslist was being used as a medium, as a vehicle for people to commit illegal acts. >> craigslist removed the adult services section from the site two weeks after attorneys general from across the country demanded its removal. maryland attorney general is among 17 top prosecutors who wanted craigslist to stop offering an online brothel. >> on craigslist, there were literally women for sale. there was an online brothel going on. we
-food restaurants. police believe all five 06 these northern virginia businesses were targets of the same robber. a similar method was used in each holdup. >> reporter: this armed robber has struck five businesses since late july. three of them have been haircuttery salons. police say the surveillance video shows a serial armed robber purling a knife while 408ding up a haircuttery salon. he swiped money from cash registers at businesses in fairfax and always string between late morning and early aftnoon. >> we're working closely with the county detectives on this because he, obviously, sees no jurisdictional boundaries so neither can we. >> reporter: pice say the robber started the crime spree on july 26th when he held up a cash 'n carry on lee jackson memorial highway and struck again on september 6th at this kfc/taco bell restaurant. he then hit three haircutteres in fairfax county on september 12th and 14th. >> the frequency increased. the first case was more than a month ago and now he see to be doing it within a matter of days. that concerns us. >> reporter: in each case, the robber brandis
. thank you. >>> a candlelight vigil was held in virginia for a mother and young children killed in a townhouse fire there. 24-year-old eileen anderson and her son, solomon died from smoke inhalation and burn in a house fire on wednesday. the children were 3 and 5 years old. among the mourners tonight, the children's grandmother. i have lived here for tree years and haven't even seen these many people. so for all of them to come out of their doors and support us, not even though who we truly are, i am really, really loving it. i just thank good for all of them. >> three other children and an adult male escaped that fire. their mother manad to somehow, drop the children who survived out of the window. >>> tonight we're following a developing story in fairfax county where teenager has been hit by a car and it happened around 8:15 at the intersection of 34re isn't valley road in centerville. the victim was thrown to the hospital with life-threateninging injuries. the victim's name andge hadn't been released. police are questioning the driver. we're told the driver did stay on the th
virginia. >>> in case you hadn't heard, the skins and cowboys take the field tomorrow at fedex. we got a snooem sneak peak at some of the upgrades inside fedex field tonig no oil has flowed into the gulf for weeks, but it's just the beginning of our work. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. my job is to listen to the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel and restaurant workers and find ways to help. that means working with communities. we have 19 centers in 4 states. we've made over 120,000 claims payments, more than $375 million. we've committed $20 billion to an independent claims fund to cover lost income until people impacted can get back to work. we'll keep looking for oil, cleaning it up if we find it and restoring the gulf coast. i was born in new orleans. my family still lives here. bp is gonna be here until the oil is gone and the people and businesses are back to normal... until we make this right. >>> the redskins kick off the regular season in prime time tomorrow. against the dallas cowboys. technolo
expect to do something like this according to neighbors. by night fall, arlingn, virginia, police officers were talking to neighbors on south kenmoore street, where the john hopkins gunman, 54-year-old john partis harland, lived with his mother. >> he took excellent care of his mother. >> reporter: neighbors reacted with shock. they said they frequently saw him coming and going from the green bungalow as he cared for his mother. 84-year-old jean davis who suffered from alzheimers and other illnesses. >> he lived with his mother and then stayed with the hospital when she became ill. it's so hard for me to believe. >> she made appointments forher to go to the beauty shop >> rerter: he worked for a metro axis driver. in june,he took family leave, presumablely to care for his mother, which neighbors say he did with great devotion. >> every day he would come home. take her to contract, every day. i took her to the nursing thing or whatever. i can't believe he shot her. oh, can believe this. this is crazy. >> partis did have a permit to carry a concealed handgun. his brother tells the a
gridiron. west virginia and marshall, another fantastic finish. new chevy chase bank is becoming capital one bank. with the most locations in the dc area, we figured they could use our help. ♪ down a bit. too much. [ crowd cheering ] [ grunts ] [ garth ] capital one bank. now with the most branches and atms in the dc area. what's in your wallet? super amoled screen. six-axis 3d gaming and access to thousands of free apps. all in one ultra-thin package. you want it, we got it. the samsung fascinate. only at verizon. no oil has flowed into the gulf for weeks, but it's just the beginning of our work. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. my job is to listen to the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel and restaurant workers and find ways to help. that means working with communities. we have 19 centers in 4 states. we've made over 120,000 claims payments, more than $375 million. we've committed $20 billion to an independent claims fund to cover lost income until people impacted can get back to work. we'll keep looking
>>> there hasn't been a woman executed in virginia in almost a century almost tonight. teesa louis was killed by lethal injection. >> executing a woman has not happened in thenited states in five years. 41-year-old teresa lewis was on death row in greensville. she was convicted in 20 of hiring two men to kill her husband. his name was julian cliffton lewis and her stepson in an effort to collect insurance money the two men were given sentences of life prison? prison. lewis put to death at 9:00 tonight. >> death was pnounced at 9:13 p.m. there were no complications. ms. lewis did make a last statement. she said i just want kathy to know i love her. d i'm vry sorry. >> kathy cliffton is t daughter of julian cliffton lewis. she was on hand to witness the executiotonight. there were more than 7,3 appeals made to stop that execution. >>> a mon after a cathol unversity student was murdered, police arrest a spect. he's oy 17 years old. news 4's dorothy spencer jns us with more. dorothy. >> reen, a source close to the instigation says this teenage suspect was under the supervion of the juv
backups into tomorrow. the virginia state police say a tire on a tractor trailer blew out as that truck was traveling along the highway south of fredericksburg. it was near route 606. the tractor trailer ran into a guardrail and then hit several trees before it flipped over and burst into flames. the driver of that truck was killed. his identity has not yet been released. state police say the crash cleanup will continue tomorrow. >>> police in montgomery county went door to door tonight. they're passing out flyers after an elderly woman was sexually assaulted in a senior living facility. the attack happened a week and a half ago at the churchill senior living center in germantown. police say an 86-year-old woman was asleep in her bed when the man climbed through the window and assaulted her. just two months ago another woman was assaulted inside her ground floor apartment right across the street. police are not yet saying whether the two cases are related. >>> a woodbridge, virginia, man remains in jail after police say he took pictures of women's skirts at the potomac mills mall. polic
and we're falling down. 66 in frederick, maryland. down towards culpeper, virginia 64 degrees and clinton, maryland coming in at 68. tomorrow the bus, hopefully making its way towards the bus stop. 56 to 65 degrees as everybody, a lot of you are heading back to school. my complete forecast coming up in just a little bit. >>> thanks, doug. >>> today was not a day off for candidates for d.c. mayor with the primary nearly a week way now. council chairman vincent gray has a lead over incumbent mayor adrian fenty. gray spent this labor day encouraging supporters to vote early. mayor fenty did the same after enlisting the help of school chancellor michelle rhee. 9,000 people voted in the first week. >>> president obama chose labor day to unveil a long term jobs program. the president made appearance at labor fest in milwaukee. he detailed a $50 billion program intended to improve the nationing transportation system and create thousands of new jobs. >> we're going rebuild 150,000 miles of our roads. that's enough to circle the world six times. that's a lot of road. we're going to lay and maintai
bruno, california this week. >>>vfw workers in virginia found a discarded flag that they tracked back to the civil war era. >>> beautiful day today. i think we'llsee another beautiful day tomorrow. some changes in the forecast? i'll show it to you coming up in just a minute. lindsay? >>> the nationals tried to avoid a sixth straight loss in atlanta. the redski motivated after beating the cowboys and the ravens and jets take a hey, ove, i'm gonna need bank. any ideas? capital one bank. they're everywhere. ♪ yeah, you're right! [ horns honking ] hey, there's one right up the street. [ male announce] capital one bank. the most branches and atms in the dc area. what's in your wallet? ove, go long! >>> investigators are still searching for answers about a natural gaspipeline explosion in california. the 50-year-old pipe ruptured in the city of san bruno last thursday. it ignited a fireball that destroyed nearly au50 homes. four people were killed ask more are still missing. agents with the tranortation safety board are investigating th blast. they say they're going to look at the issue o
, driving rains moving from the carolinas into virginia now. good evening, i'm jim vance. doreen is off this morning. the rain is already battering parts of north carolina as hurricane earl edges even closer to our area. states of emergency have been declared up and down the east coast. residents are preparing to board up in virginia beach, bracing for a direct hit along the cape in massachusetts. let's get right to our meteorologist doug cameron now. >> great news here continuing to come in from the national hurricane center. earl continues to weaken, just 105 miles an hour, that is now a cat ge category 2 storm. something else, it's a little further offshore, that means the winds are not going to be nearly as devastating as they could have been if the eye of the storm was coming closer to shore. look at this jog it's taken the last couple hours off to the north and east. it will make its way up the coast well o our shore line, but we have along the atlantic beaches, we have that tropical storm warning that is in effect through the day tomorrow. we're going to be watching it closely du
stayed out in the atlantic today. in virginia and north carolina, leaders are inviting visitors to enjoy a nice weekend, but things are much different to the north. michelle franzen reports. >> reporter: a weakening but still powerful earl churned north and well east of nantucket, but passed with heavy winds and rain. the vacation island received the brunt of the storm. heavy surf and hurricane-force wind gusts lashed the coast. many residents and vacationers out earlier in the day before earl stormed in took cover once the heavy rain bands moved in. in chatham the threat of earl wasn't enough to stop this couple from saying "i do." >> it will always be memorable, that's for sure. it's given us plenty of challenges, but nothing is stopping us. >> reporter: lasting memories of each other and their special day, shared with a hurricane. earl wreaked havoc all along the eastern seaboard, beginning with the north carolina outer banks overnight. the eye of the storm staying far offshore but close enough to bring driving wind and rain to the barrier islands. on new york's long island, powerful
these storms, there are a couple more back here toward west virginia and western maryld around cumberland and frostberg, but i don't think they'll be holding together. they're dying out as we speak, so i think by tomorrow morning, we'll be looking at a pretty nice morning and another very hot day. 76 by 10:00 a.m. and how about temperatures in the middle 90s as we move through the first day of fall. my cplete forecast coming up in just a little bit. >> thank you, doug. >>> a navy seal who grew up in this area was amo the servicemen killed when a helicopter crashed in afghanistan yesterday. brendon looney went to the naval academy. >> jim, cliche but true. by all accounts, 29-year-old brendan looney was an all-american kind of guy. he was an honor student and star athlete here at ma gnatnatha. and tonight he is one of the country's fallen heroes. >> he was at manatha since 1956. he saw all three of the looney boys. >> he was principal. when he retired, became one of the football coaches of number 10. >> you didn't want to get hit by him on a football field. he uld demolish people coming th
temperatures near 80 degrees. and virginia tech, and the boise state has brought everybody from the state of idaho. >> coming up, the redskins could be shopping for a new wide receiver. >>> plus, some football prayers are answered for the east [ male announcer ] this rock has never stood still. since our beginning, we've been there for clients through good times and bad, when our clients' needs changed we changed to meet them. through the years, when some lost their way, we led the way with new ideas for the financial challenges we knew would lie ahead. this rock has never stood still. and there's one thing that will never change. we are, the rock you can rely on. prudential. >>> the albert haynesworth drama not gaway? >> no, a never ending story. >> albert haynesworth is unlikely to start the redskins season opener against the cowboys, and that's according to a report by jason reid of the "washington post." apparently the drama is not over. here is a recap. haynesworth did not show up for offseason ota's, and skipped the mandatory camp, and then called out mike shanahan for under playing
, and 270 was closed for five hours, clogging the evening rush hour way into virginia. >> this is a look at the crash site from chper 4 tonight. interstate 270 north reopened about 90 minutes ago. traffic now is finally getting back to normal. jack bensen is at suburban hospital where family members are arriving to be with the injured. we're with craig where it was just a news conference. craig? >> reporter: we'll get to that news komps conference in a secot everybody on the scene said it was horrifying to see the bus on that embankment the. they're going to be working with the marynd state police hand lipg the investigation, and they told me a short time ago that it could be some time before we know what happened. >> it was just before 4:00 that the bus fell over the flyover. >> i think it just slipped over there. >> moments later, other people who had pulled over started screaming. >> those are the kids, those are the kids. ey all were screaming and some of them were out and then they were handed to me. i just stay with them. >> reporter: the kids would be okay. they were part of a tou
through the middle plains, coming through the ohio river valley and now into prts of west virginia. a few showers there, but i think for us it will provide some cloud cover overnight and into tomorrowmorning. we'll call it partly cloudy skies but as the front continues to move in laterin the day tomorrow, we'll see some cooler air moving into the area. not really cool tomorrow, still highs into the 80s, but by sunday, high pressure sets in and so does the eastern wind. highs on sunday will only be in the 7 0s in most locations and that's going to set us up for a big pattern change. that's going to allow a lot of moisture to come out of the gulf of mexico and out ofhe atlantic ean, and that could give us some much-needrain. we'll have very good chances of rain coming up sunday night and into monday and probably a couple other chances next week as well. so overnight tonight, not bad at all. partly cloudy, a warm night and a warm start tomorrow morning, 65 to 70 degrees tomorrow. we're still going to be on the warm side. temperatures will still be in the 80s. advertised around 77, so we'll s
to heart proems and strokes. >>> a famous rotunda at the university of virginia. >>> a beautiful day today but a change in our forecast coming up during the day tomorrow. i'll tell you what that change holds for the upcoming weekend. dan? >>> he playsthe role of spoiler. plus stopping running back eric hey, ove, i'm gonna need a bank. any ideas? capital one bank. they're everywhere. ♪ yeah, you're right! [ horns honking ] hey, there's one right up the street. [ male announcer ] capital one bank. the most branches and atm in the dc area. what's in your wallet? ove, go long! >>> four complaints of sexual assault against four metroaccess busdrivers is making the company who hired the drivers take a closer look at their practices. and they're making an investigation into hiring their drivers. they operate a door-to-door service for the disabled who can't use regular bus service. they run background checks and 120-hour training programfor their new employees. >>> the chinatown station that led to long delays on the red line this morning was because of debris in a vent shaft. trains stopped ru
in northern virginia will face felony murder charges. it was against 23-year-old carlos martinelli montano. he crashed into a car with three nuns in it. one died. the others badly injured. the felony murder charge is the most serious ever brought in a drunk driving case in prince william that set off a brush fire there. so far no reports of anyone injured. >>> president obama may have to find himself a new chief of staff. that's if rahm emanuel decides to run for chicago mayor. rumor has it he has been pining for the office for months telling people he'd run if mayor richard daly decided not to run for re-election. daly surprised emanuel and others today saying he will not seek a seventh term. emanuel is a resident of chicago's north side. >>> there's a phenomenon in washington tonight. it is called lady gaga. and fans of all ages, genders and costumes descended on the verizon center. john schiffen was down there and spoke with some of them tonight. >> reporter: that's right. it was quite a show tonight. i'm not talking about the concert. all night costumes paraded around the center and they w
of virginia is releasing details of a plan to put the commonwealth's state-owned liquor stores in private hands. he hopes to raise more than $450 million by selling off the liquor stores. it would be a tax on alcohol bought in bars and restaurants. a number of liquor licenses would be tripled to 1,000. critics of the plan say that could lead to a liquor store on every corner. but the governor's office says that's not the case. the plan reserves most of the licenses for large outlets, greshry and discount scores. >>> a montgomery county bus caught fire in silver spring tonight. a witness caught the bus as it was engulfed in flames. it happened about 7:00 along colville road. nobody was hurt. we're told the fire started in the engine. the busas destroyed. >>> firefighters had their hands full with a four-alarm fire in baltimore this evening. the flames began on one side of the street. then were whipped by winds to the other side. 11 row houses were on fire at one point at one time. one firefighter was treated for minor injuries. nobody else was injured. it's still not clear yet what started
virginia as firefighters were racing to save people and their pets. >>> a new video game is banned by the navy as it lets player to dress an taliban fighters and take aim at a bank. >>> dan, what's ahead in sports? >> a guy used to making a lot of tackles is ray lewis and he is sick and tired of hearing about the jets. chevy chase bank is becoming capital one bank. with the most locations in the dc area, we figured they could use our help. ♪ down a bit. too much. [ crowd cheering ] [ grunts ] [ garth ] capital one bank. now with the most branches and atms in the dc area. what's in your wallet? imagination and reality have merged. because of one word, a new generation-- a fifth generation-- of fighter aircraft has been born. because of one word, america's air dominance for the next forty years is assured. that one word... is how. it's a belief in everything we do. it's a 5 year, 50,000 mile promise. with complimentary scheduled maintenance no-cost replacement of wear and tear items and 24/7 roadside assistance. because when you create the most beautiful, fast cars on earth, you cr
enforcement and the immigrant community in arlington county. virginia implemented the program early this year. >>> coming up, congress says the country cannot afford to wait to address pipeline safety. >> the d.c. council will look to rolling back those high parking fees as drivers complain they can no longer afford a night >>> a suspected terror plot against european countries has prompted military action by the u.s. it also prompted the cond evacuation of the eiffel tower in as many weeks. a bomb threat was called into the tower today, but police found nothing suspicious. it came on the same day that british intelligence officials said they had intercepted an incredible terror plot against france and britain. al-qaeda is thought to be connected to the threat which remains unspecified. an official in washington said u.s. strikes in waington have been aimed at disrupting that plot. >>> they say the country must act now to stop pipeline explosions. senators want to meet with inspecrs and say they want to use a manual shut-off valve. this is following a massive explosion that caused a reball. i
tick there. 33% of homes grew just over 4%. >>> still ahead on news4 -- ♪ >> this virginia library group has a creative way to poke n of budget cuts. >>> bedbugs spreading in one town in maryland. >>> plus, how stress can affect one woman's ability to get pregnant. >>> summer officially ends tomorrow, but mother nature trying to hold on and give us some heat. i'll show you coming up in my full forecast. liz zee? >>> this is not the natural scheme you're used to. you have got to see what the nationals did tonight. the redskinslet go of a america saves on dunkin', america runs on dunkin', with three freshly baked bagel twists for only $3, like our delicious new tomato basil or sweet chocolate chip, so grab three for 3 toy. [ ding! ] . >>> a library in bennett, maryland had a small infestation of bedbugs that we're told are gone now. last friday, a sff meer found four to six bedbugs in a book drop. they are put in a van and when the temperature reaches 130 degrees for ten minutes, the bedbugs will be dead. all eight frederick county libraries and bookmoeblz have been treated by ex ter
. >>> in just a few days, virginia will execute its first woman in nearly 100 years. teresa lewis ordered the murders of her husband and stepson to collect $250,000 life insurance policy. lewis' lawyers argued that her low iq would make her execution cruel and unusual. >>> the american woman freed from an iranian prison is calling for theelease of her fiance and friend tonight. sarah shourd flew into dulles international thisorning. the iranian government released her on humanitarian grounds. she was in prison with fiance shane bauer and josh fattal. she talkedabout the two she left behind. >> i walked out of prison with my spirit bruised but unbroken. and i am moreç determined than ever that shane and josh, god willing, will soon walk out the same way. >> shourd was released in part because of medical concerns. she has since seen a doctor and she's been given a clean bill of alth. >>> former secretary of state colin powell saysllegal immigrants do essential work in this country, also says that immigrants have done work for him. hear more about what powell is commenng for his republican
this townhousen green heron way in lorton, virginia, firefighters entered the home next door to determine if the blaze had spread. they made a disturbing discovery. photos spread out on a table. >> what they suspected to be child pornography. they notified the police departmentnd we conducted an investigation. >> at first we thought it might have been hoarding. >> reporter: at least one neighbor noticed an unusual level of police activity that day. >> we saw a bunch of police go in there. a bunch were sitting here waiting and waiting and waiting. they filly came out with probably seven to nine boxes of stuff. >> reporter: after a three-month-long investigation, a warrant was issued, charges 51-year-old mark barget th ten counts of child pornography. he's a part time wregling official judging middle school and high school wstling matches. the wrestling association issued a statement that says he has been placed on indefinite suspension during the coure of the investigatio if these allegations are true, this sort of activity is highly inappropriate for anyone to be involved with, especially
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